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FC: Jaquana Pauling River Valley Civilization Project Mrs. Bartlett
1: Table of contents ! _______________________________________ Mesopotamia (2-3) Egypt (4-5) India (6-7) China (8-9)
2: Mesopotamia !!
3: . In Mesopotamia , desert climates dominates the landscape. . Mesopotamia which is in South Asia has the best farming. .People began to settle and farm in Mesopotamia before 4500. . During storms , they had no barriers for protection. .In 2000 B.C nomadic warriors known as Amorites invaded Mesopotamia. .Sumerians needed arithmitic and geometry to build pyramids. .Here , they made the 60 seconds in a minute. .Hammurabi's code existed on human sized stones. . The code consisted of 282 laws with punishments.
4: Egypt !!!
5: .Egypt has a theocracy which is a belief that the ruler is God. . Also , Egypt is based around the Nile river. . When the Nile overflow it produces a dark rich soil called silt. . As you can see in the pictures to the left ( ) they have a hot and dry climate. .Here, pharos rule as kings. .Egypt is polytheistic, in other words they believe in more than one God. The most important God is the sun God. .Mummification is important in Egypt. Its where they dress up they dead and get them ready for the afterlife. .Egypt was the first to use slavery/ .The Nile river is different because it flows north to south. .Egypt was divided into upper and lower kingdoms until united in 3000 B.C .
6: INDIA !!!
7: . | . India is between two rivers. The rivers are Indus and Ganges. . Every year India has monsoons.Monsoons are winds that come yearly and bring winds or dry air. .Also here, the rivers also flood . .India has planned cities on a grid system. India has a strong central goverment. . Here is the beginning of hindu culture. (polytheistic) . India has a plumbing and sewage system. . Also , has a written language. .The Himalayas are to the north of India. .India is considered a subcontinent because its off by itself. .Major buildings are built in the center.
8: CHINA !!!
9: . China is between the Yellow and Yang Tze river. .These rivers also leave behind soil called loess when overflowed. .China believes that their culture is the center of civilized world. .The mandate of heaven , this ruler had divine approval. .In China family is central. . Here , ancestors bring blessing or curses. . China has flood control and immagration. . China has a written language, which is shown to the left. .Here, they have bronze and iron working. .China has the Himalaya mountains to the south.